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An Ava woman died Tuesday night following a motor vehicle accident on Route K, four miles south of Seymour in Webster County.
Voyledean Bradshaw, 76, was apparently trapped inside her car for several hours before she was found, and later died at the scene of the wreck from medical conditions not directly related to the accident, according to the Highway Patrol.
The crash report released by Troop D, Springfield, indicated the wreck occurred at 1:20 p.m., but Webster County Coroner Michael Taylor said the wreck was not found until after 7 p.m.
The Herald was told Mrs. Bradshaw attempted to contact family members on her cell phone, but reception was very poor.
The Highway Patrol reported Mrs. Bradshaw was traveling north on Route K when she failed to negotiate a curve, lost control of her 1999 Chevrolet and ran off the right side of the roadway. The car struck a culvert and then a second culvert.
The victim died at the scene of the crash, Taylor said, and the body was taken to Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava.
Coral E. Gosdin, 51, of Gainesville, was taken to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield by ambulance following a crash Tuesday morning on Route Z, eight miles south of Fordland in Webster County.
The Highway Patrol reported Gosdin was traveling west in a 1992 Chevrolet pickup which traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch. Her injuries were listed as minor.
The wreck occurred at 7:50 a.m.
Joanne Maddox, 60, of Dora, was taken to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield by Air Evac helicopter Sunday with serious injuries following a 6:50 p.m. crash on Highway 14 east of Twin Bridges in Douglas County.
Maddox was driving a 1997 Chevrolet pickup westbound when she ran off the left side of the roadway and hit an embankment.